Social Emotional Learning Program Fellow - Row New York

Location: New York City, NY    Dates: May 20 - August 9, 2019

Compensation: $700/week stipend, up to 5% bonus     Deadline: March 24, 2019

 

Future Leaders In Action Overview:

Future Leaders in Action (FLIA) cultivates leaders and strengthens youth-oriented nonprofits through a fellowship program. Fellows, individuals interested in entering the social sector, work on-site full-time at a partner nonprofit to develop or implement a pre-determined enrichment program.

Throughout the fellowship, fellows gain various professional skills including fundraising, communication, program development, in a fast-paced, hands-on learning environment.

 

Row New York Overview:

Through the discipline of rowing and rigorous academic support, Row New York transforms the lives of New Yorkers regardless of background or ability. Row New York’s high-dosage program model provides middle and high school students with year-round athletic conditioning, academic tutoring, and college- and career-readiness activities six days per week. Through the discipline of rowing and rigorous academic support, Row New York transforms the lives of New Yorkers regardless of background or ability. Row New York’s high-dosage program model provides middle and high school students with year-round athletic conditioning, academic tutoring, and college- and career-readiness activities six days per week.

 

Position Overview and Responsibilities:

You will ...

  • Assist with developing and formalizing Row New York’s Social Emotional Learning program

  • Research, design, and co-facilitated SEL workshops and curricula

  • Identify and build partnerships with experts in the field of SEL for implementation of curriculum

  • Create a calendar of SEL workshops that follows youth’s progression through Row New York’s program

  • Occasionally travel to Row New York sites in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens to observe programming

  • Attend pre-fellowship training retreat in Chicago, IL from May 20-25, 2019 (expenses covered)

  • Fundraise $500 (with guidance from FLIA)

  • Actively participate in weekly FLIA professional development responsibilities including check-in calls

  • Write two blog articles

  • Complete final report and video

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Comfortable working with youth

  • Commitment to continuous professional improvement and reflection

  • Resourcefulness and initiative

  • Passionate about the social sector

  • Use patience and tolerance to address problems

  • Demonstrate integrity

  • Demonstrate professionalism

Note:

The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check and/or fingerprinting.